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Organic Farming- Ocean of Opportunities

Agriculture is a direct interaction between nature and farmer.  In order to keep this interaction healthy one has to treat soil well with proper ingredients that will enhance the quality of ecosystem in general and that of soil in particular. 301 more words


Addressing chronic malnutrition through multi-sectoral, sustainable approaches

My colleague Kris and I just published a paper in Frontiers in Nutrition. The paper examines the chronic undernutrition in children, also known as stunting and what interventions and approaches could be instituted to tackle it. 208 more words


Learn to "speak chicken" - understanding flock behaviour

Anyone who has spent any time watching a flock of chickens’ behaviour will know they communicate both in a verbal and non-verbal way. Chickens are very sociable birds who enjoy the company of their feathered friends. 537 more words


August 2014 Vacation Round-Up

Hello, old friends! I’m officially baaaaack from vacation. I spent 10 days away from my usual routine – in Vermont and Maine – and then took a two week blogging break as I adjusted to some new life changes (read on to find out more!). 500 more words


Ditch The Rule: The American Farmers’ Fight Against The EPA

By Alex Ailshie

On March 25th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to expand its authority over land-use decisions to puddles, ponds, and ephemerals (land where water runs after a good rain). 299 more words


The power of small actions

We’ve not asked anyone’s permission to do this; we’re just doing it. And we are certainly not waiting for that cheque to drop through the letterbox before the letterbox before we start.

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